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as outstanding proponent of the principles of the charter of the united nations; that the objective to which he applied his extraordinary talents has proven [ inaudible ] is a tragedy for the syrian people. that his efforts have now received effective support from the united nations body that is charged with upholding peace and security, and from countries with influence on the syrian situation, is a failure of all of us. mr. brahimi knows i will continue to count on his wisdom, advice and ukraine experience on other issues of concern to the united nations, but that is for tomorrow. he now deserves some rest. today i urge all involved, including those estates with influence over the parties to reflect deeply on what we should do at this moment to generate hope of a better future for the people of syria. i thank you and i ask dr dr. brahimi to say a few words if you want. >> mr. secretary general i am truly humbled by your kindness, and the extremely generous words that you have had on this occasion, which is not very pleasant for me. it's very sad that i leave this position and leave syria behi
from the united nations a short time ago. david miliband, why are eight agencies choosing this moment to highlight the gravity of the seriousness of the syrian people? nation'sthe united resolution was passed in february, we have been campaigning for three years to highlight the plight of civilians. in february the security council demanded -- see not just organizations like international rescue committee, but all of our partners, but it is not making the difference planned. it is right world knows that this is a time to redouble our efforts, not to believe that the plight of the syrian people has been properly addressed. security council is not working, is there any further action the security council can take or is it too divided with russia as syria's ally? >> there are steps that can be taken. when a united nations security counsel resolution is the fight, as it is by the syrian regime, it makes a mockery of the united nations and the nations who voted for it. i think there is very strong argument now for each of the permanent embers of the security council who have already put th
from. as edward done damage? he has done immense damage to the national security of the united states in ways that i wish i could describe in public, but i cannot. the revelations of snowden have given our enemies particularly terrorists, including al qaeda, insights into how we gain information and intelligence on them that have enabled them to change the way they operate and be much more difficult to track. that is one example. >> are we in negotiations to bring him back? further considerations that he
these illegitimate elections as the arab league, united nations, united states, and the european union have done. we've also agreed to take steps together through a coordinated strategy to increase the moderate r opposition national coalition nd for its supreme military council and associated moderate syrians will armed groups to do everything we assad regime e accountable for the terror it is through ing including security council referral it the international criminal court to to counter the extremism and f complete the removal of syrian chemical weapons and step up our deliver humanitarian aid across the borders and lines irrespective of the consent of the regime. we say at the end of the ourunique' we have directed officials to implement a core group action plan. united kingdom for its part an ng to that will provide additional 30 million pounds, practical , in support to help the opposition. decided to upgrade the status of the national oalition's representative office here in london to a mission in recognition of the partnership.our we will also, with other increase our ill humanitarian assist
be within reach. the head of the united nations peacekeeping operations may be arriving in juba. the internet -- the president agreed to direct talks after a conflict between him and riek machar. a member of the largest group, the dippinga, and riek machar is from the knewar. thousands have been killed and nor than a million fled their holmes. the u.n. -- homes. the u.n. security council has discussing the matters. this update from new york. >> reporter: the crisis from south sudan is in the spotlight. the u.n. security council is hearing a briefing from the high commissioner for human rights and the advisor on the trench of genocide. some figures mentioned are staggering. 80,000 people sheltering in the u.n. camps, and across south sudan. it's believed 9,000 child soldiers are operating. among security council members, discussion of a number of different types of action, including sanctions. >> there are helpful steps that the council and the disagrees hl community can take. the president of the united states issued an order providing for targeted sanctions determined to have
other news, an attempt by the united nations to act against syria's three-year-old civil war has yet again been blocked at the security council. >> on thursday, just as they have done several times since the conflict began, china and russia used their veto right to stop a resolution on serious -- syria. >> united nations wants to ask the criminal court to step in and investigate possible war crimes and crimes against humanity. >> it is the fourth time russia and china have locked united nations security council action on syria. if the resolution had passed, the international criminal court would have been able to investigate alleged human rights abuses in the conflict. it was put forward by france. the draft i have the honor to present is an appeal to human conscience, not a political gesture but a moral act, quite simply. if the council were not to adopt it, it would be an insult to the millions of syrians who are suffering, roof that some have learned nothing from history. the 13 remaining members of the council voted in a verb. -- in favor. but they did so in a knowledge that the
the blockade of the city is and unclear what it perhaps to do next. >>> the united nations security council is holding an emergency session after russia called for a meeting on the crisis in ukraine. john terrett is live at the united nations. what happened. >> good afternoon from the united nations. the russians called for the meeting of the security council to get their ideas out there, into the international headlines on the television programs in tomorrow's newspapers, and that they have done. the russian ambassador talking about how the west needs to rethink its position vis-a-vis ukraine and the area disputed in eastern and southern ukraine, and talked about how ukraine itself is not abiding by the april geneva agreement regarding the whole situation. now, that seems to be the way the russians handled the whole thing at the united nations. you might say attack is the level form of defense, because they constantly go on the attack as they did today. in response we heard from the uk ambassador talking about the proportional unmeasured response by kiev and the hypocrisy coming from mosco
to the united nations because russia has just called an emergency meeting of the un security council. it is happening right now in new york. the nations are discussing the rapidly escalating violence. earlier today two ukrainian army helicopters were shot down by pro-russian separatists using surface to air missiles. john terrett is live at the un headquarters now, and john the leaders reached an agreement in geneva last month, so why the emergency meeting called by russia now? >> well, good afternoon from a pretty warm united nations. the russians called this meeting and the reason as always is to get their message out, to have their say, to get their point of view in the international headlines. and the russian ambassador is saying basically all that is going on in the eastern part of the country is ukraine's fault. he said ukraine is not abiding by the geneva agreement made back in april. and this is the strategy we have seen from the russians. their strategy is to also attack, attack first before anybody else can attack you. and he said the west needs to rethink its positions. no
amount of explosives in a tunnel down beneath the hotel. the united nations has warned that south sudan is facing a wave of ethnic killings that amount to crimes against humanity. thousands of civilians have been tortured and murdered in the past few months. the violence has flared between rival tribes. both sides are accused of mass killing's, and more than one million people have fled their homes. you may find some images disturbing. >> all week, we have watched the battle for the united nations compound. government troops trying to retake the strategic oil town from rebel forces. >> it's very dangerous because the government troops are fighting from just on the edge of the united nations compound, and that means this whole area by theanger of being hit rebels from out-of-town. >> the presidents men were forced to retreat, but they will soon be back. it is tough living under the shadow of a brutal civil war. they have seen and survived many horrors and have come to the sprawling, squalid you in camps because at least here there safe. i met rebecca, who is 20 years old. the wife of a p
with president al jarva and prime minister tomi of the syria national coalition. we are united in our disgust and anger at what is happening in syria and the regime's utter disregard for human life. we've already seen the deaths of over 150,000 syrians. and we have agreed a short communique, first of all, condemning the assad regime's unilateral plan to hold illegitimate presidential elections on june 3. we say in our communique that this mocks the innocent lives lost in the conflict. utterly contradicts the geneva communique and a parody of democracy. many millions of syrians will be unable to participate in such a so-called election and we call on the entire international community to reject these illegitimate elections as the arab league, the united nations, the united states, turkey, and the european union have already done. we've also agreed unanimously to take further steps together through a coordinated strategy to increase our support for the moderate opposition, national coalition, and for its supreme military council and associated moderate armed groups to do everything we can to ho
, and the fighting rages on. and after nearly two years of trying to end the war,iations arab -- united nations arab league convoy lakhdar brahimi announced his resignation. >> i am sure the crisis will end. the question is everyone with a responsibility and influence in the situation have to remember that the question is how many more dead, how much more destruction. >> more than 150,000 have died, according to activists. millions more have been internally displaced or fled to neighbouring nations as refugees. in accepting lakhdar brahimi's resignation. ban ki-moon says infighting within the security council has prolonged the conflict. >> because of the division, because of the divided word, here and there, within the united nations, and in the region, we have not been able to make any progress in the course of this three years. >> syrian national coalition president is in washington this week, pleading for assistance from his allies to take down syrian president bashar al-assad. >> the syrian people are looking to all the american leaders and american friends. the syrian people are looking to the
. this was an unprecedented deal. brokered and overseen by the ambassador of syria, with the help of the united nations. hundreds of rebels were allowed to leave the city with their lights on to areas controlled by the rebels. those that agreed to lay down their arms were allowed to stay. in return, the rebels released pro-government civilian fighters, whom they held as hostages elsewhere in the country. the rebels allow aid to be delivered to shia visitors. it had been under seen by rebel forces. >> it was in homs where the armed rebels started their fight against bashar al-assad. also here the government used all weapons at its disposal to crush the armed rebellion. neighbourhoods were destroyed and thousands of lives were lost on both sides. it's a major set back for the opposition. the government was adamant to regain control, ahead of elections due on 3 june. for the syrian opposition, it's not just the loss of a strategic city, but a blow for fighters all over syria. some rebels are already vowing they will come back to ohms. but with the way the battles are going in the country, it doesn't seem
injured in the violence. there has been intense fighting around aleppo as the united nations accuses the syrian government of removing medical supplies. osama bin jabi reports >> reporter: these fighters are trying to gain access to more areas in syria's largest city, aleppo. fighting around aleppo his pris /* priningz has intensified. both sides are continuing to fig fight. some aid has trick he would into these areas. thousands of people are still unreachable and places within reach, the united nations is warning that the syrian government is blocking medical aid. >> medical supplies are being removed from convoys as part of a strategy to deny the wounded medical care. this is an abomination in terms of who are taking the medical supplies out of the convoys. it's the government of syria who are either not authorizing the free movement of all of the medical supplies that need to more or whose officials are removing from the convoys the medicines that -- the medical supplies >> reporter: activists have long accused the government of deliberately brolocking access medical care and tar
and start sending it meansh ngo's or other instead of through the united nations? also, on the expanded aid that you talked about to both the ofitary and political side the opposition, president job a -- jarba has called for surface to air missiles to stop the government air attacks against civilians, including the barrel bombs that you have personally denounced. are you prepared to take this step or allow your allies to take this step? if not, why not? , france is seeing credible evidence of at least 14 credible attacks by the syrian government since october. secretary hagel said that the united states has seen no such evidence. is this because you have not seen what the french have seen? or that you have seen it and did not find conclusive? thank you. >> well, let me take them 1-2-3. open to the idea of providing aid through any means that we'll get to the people who need it. will get to the people who need it. while the decision has not been categorically made, i will repeat. we are open to anything that will get aid to the people. we are frustrated with the current process. it is not ge
the united nations? also, on the expanded aid you've talked about the both the military and political sides of the opposition, the president has publicly called for increased weapons assistance, specifically portable surface-to-air missiles, to stop the syrian government's air attacks against civilians, including the barrel bombs you personally haven't announced. are you prepared to take this step or allow your allies to take this step, and if not, why not? finally, on syria, foreign minister fabius said in washington this week that france is seeing evidence of 14 chemical attacks by the syrian government since october. secretary hagel said yesterday that the united states has seen no such evidence. is this because you haven't seen what the french have seen, or that you have seen it and don't find it conclusive? thank you. >> well, let me take them 1, 2, 3. we are open to the idea of providing aid through any means that will get to the people who need it. while the decision has not been categorically made, i repeat -- and we are open to anything that will get the aid to the people, and we a
from a bunker on the united nations base. the smoke. the explosion and intensity. but the sound told the whole . having countered them we saw far fewer coming back. >> after a couple of hours of intense fighting the government troops are now retreating. it seems they have not taken the town at all. then the rebels emerged from the bush. they won independence after decades fighting a gorilla war. tactics and military is now using on itself. fire across the united nations ase. when the battle stopped there were bodies in the road. most of the 25,000 people in the camp were fine. but this 4-year-old girl was killed by a stray bullet. another child lost. with the government still fighting, many more may die nless the civil war can end. >> senseless slaughter in south sudan. in ukraine there has been heavy fighting where government troops are trying to wrestle control from pro russian militants. four soldiers have been killed and 30 more injured. but there have been casualties among pro russian gunmen. here is the report. >> the wailing of sirens. we stopped as a desserted barricaded br
of their most high profile attacks, the terrorist group bombed the united nations headquarters in abuja, killing at least 21 people, and injuring more than 120. you really have to be bold to attack a united nations headquarters. so all tolled, boko haram has murdered more than 5,000 people over the last four years. their victims are both christians and muslims, men, women, and children, and, of course, teachers. much about this brazen kidnapping boko haram was virtually unknown around the world. as more of their violent history has come to light, the international community has reacted with shock, horror, and disbelief. the sad reality is that boko haram is not new, and neither are their tactics. i think our witnesses can shed more light on the situation for us and for everyone, following the plight of these young girls. how did boko haram emerge? and grow into an extremist threat. what has allowed them to thrive as an organization? and what challenges does the u.s. face in working with nigeria to disrupt and dismantle the group. let me just say that contrary to some of the reporting i've seen,
is the response from samantha power, u.s. ambassador to the united nations to the united nations after russia and china vetoed taking any action in syria. had a frenchsia sponsor draft resolution to defer both sides of the civil war to the international criminal court. they have vetoed it on the security council. >> we are in a very sad moment in syria. blocked.ss is totally the secretary-general of the u.n. told us the regime is not engaging in negotiations. there is nothing on the political scene, but the time for reelection of president assad. side, theynitarian were calling for opening syria to the humanitarian aid. and we have numerous reports about atrocities on both sides. hoping at least for a nonpolitical text saying that we refer all the atrocities to the icc is a way of saying, you can't commit mine -- crimes the way you're doing it in 19 42 or 1994. message, we can have a unified counsel. it is disappointing and i don't understand why russia and china veto this text. the rebel setback for forces, the regime army breaking the siege of the aleppo prison. increased pressure ahead of
of impartial monitors from the united nations and the osce is key to establish facts as well as put an end to the bellicose propraganda. observing in a neutral manner and reporting on facts is a way to create conditions conducive to a deescalation. the special monitoring mission of the osce should be able to play its full role to the support the implementation of plan 4-d escalation measures. pursuant to the geneva declaration. the security of international monitors deployed across the ukraine should be guaranteed by all the parties. at this time, we repeat our strong condemn nation of the taking, the hostage-taking of a team of military monitors deployed under the framework of the vienna document of the osce of 2011. we reiterate our appeal to russia to continue to use all of its influence on the pro-russian separatists to insure that the monitors are freed without preconditions as swiftly as possible. the monitors who are being held for a week now as well as ukrainian staff accompanying them, madam president, luxembourg continues to be believe it is possible to find a peaceful solution t
in qatar. >> not only that. qatar is a country in the united nations and will respect any resolution from the united nations. we know that there are many radical groups and let me put it this way, they are not allowed to act in any political action through the united nations. also, there are some list from the united states which we are respecting and we believe that if something happened to you, it would be a negative for us. we believe we are in a partnership but it has to be a respectable partnership. it has to be the long-view partnership. it has to be that we don't use you and you don't use us. we have to work together. first of all, we need to put the priority for our people in the region. like you put the priority for the americans. >> you expect a nation to act in its own interest and that's one of the principles of state governance. you must know this that there is a great concern in the united states government at the state department and at the cia, and the white house about how qatar is expressing its power in terms of who it supports. there is some concern about that. they ha
civil war, the united nations general secretary ban ki-moon said that ambassador brahimi will resign. >> he has made the threat many times before, let's listen to his words, and when you listen to ban ki-moon it's worth bearing in mind if this diplomat could not have solved the problems of syria, who can? let's listen to them. >> it's very sad that i leave this position, and leave syria behind in such a bad state. but as you said, secretary general, i have absolutely no doubt that you will continue as you have to do everything that is humanly possible to work with security council, with neighbors of syria, and, indeed, with the syrians themselves to end these crisis. >> mr. brahimi has long been recognized as one of the world's most brilliant diplomat and outstanding proponent of the united nations. that the objective to which he applied his extraordinary talents has proven elusive has proven a tragedy. >> reporter: mr. brahimi said that this going to be derailed by the syrian elections. they'll go ahead just a few days after his resignation takes effect. the syrian people, who happe
, the scope of the twin attacks and bring in the head of peace and security at the united nations university in brussels. devastating attacks, again - women, children - anyone is a target. there's no level too low for the perpetrators, is there? >> thank you very much. unfortunately there seems to be nobody that is outside the target physically. which is very, very worrying. >> can we assume it is boko haram, and what do you make of the fact that they have attacked jos? >> well, i mean, so far we haven't had anyone claim responsibility for it. usually boko haram is pretty quick in coming out with similar responsibility. boko haram - the question is why have they moved to the center part of nigeria. it's a serious question to address. >> what do you think it suggests about them? excuse me for interrupting. their incredible confidence - they are under the spotlight of the world. they are being hunted down and are able to pull this off. >> yes, i mean let's look at it from this angle. if it is boko haram, why would they do this. for four or five years they grave maximum international attention
were fired that day. a united nation spokesman expressed what he called great alarm at the shooting of the two teenagers he says were unarmed and appeared to pose no direct threat. >> ivan watson is joining us live from jerusalem. a little while ago you spoke with an idf and israel spokesman. what did he say? >> reporter: he responded to our report. the israeli military standing by its preliminary investigation conclusions which are that no live fire, no metal bullets were fired during this altercation. the video, the exclusive video that our camera filmed on the afternoon of may 15th, that shows israeli police and soldiers firing their rifles at palestinian demonstrators at the exact moment when the first victim was fatally wounded. the israeli military spokesman argues that those rifles the israeli troops had, had tubes on them, made for firing those rubber coated metal projectiles. i asked the officer, is it possible there could have been a malfunction or accident that could have lead to firing a metal projectile and the israeli lieutenant colonel said he was not aware of any mal
, the top national security official in the united states government, falsely denied to the nat and the public. so when you hear things like mr. snowden. -- not telling the truth when he says sitting at his desk he could have wire tapped anyone. i guarantee you that's exactly what the nsa analysts have the capability, and the evidence -- don't rely on my word or his. a program which we reported on
, with international support. it's been more than a month since the girls have been tan. >>> the united nations and the united states called on israel to investigate the killing of palestinians. human rights say they didn't pose a threat. some images are disturbing. >> reporter: a day of widespreadanti-israeli protests. this is it the annual situation marking the formation of the state of israel. known as the catastrophe. a short distance away security footage emerged showing two palestinian teenagers shot and killed. witnesses say neither posed a threat to the israeli soldiers that fired on them. a senior u.n. official grace. >> the u.n. calls for an investigation and transparent investigation by the israeli authorities on the two deaths, and urges israel to adhere to basic principles on firearms by law enforcement officials. >> a careful statement from the us state department asking for additional information. >> we are closely following the incident and the video and seeking additional information from the government of israel. we have been in touch. we look to the government of israel to co
community? there was a push to have that reside within the united nations for a long time, but a lot of latin american countries were weary. they had the oas which had been doing symbolic monitoring and this was western. they didn't want that and there was a pushback on the u.n. being the watchdog, the overall monitor, and that led to fragmentation of the monitoring machine. so it game regional organizations, ngos that took up mantle of monitoring which led to issues down the road of who gets to act as a monitor and are they all of equal quality. >> host: where today does the authority lie? >> guest: nowhere. nowhere really. there's no accreditation that an international monitoring organization -- >> host: should there be? >> guest: probably be a good idea. there is a declaration of principles out of the united nations and some organizations have signed on to that but that done in any way guarantee they abide by it. they could just sign on to it. there's no auditing of whether that they're actually following the practices the declaration seeks to -- aspires to. then if you want to ha
we've got to find this enemy we can't see. >> the definition of a security state is any nation that prioritizes security over all other considerations. i don't believe the united states is or ever should be a security state. ife want to be free we can't become subject to surveillance. we can't give away our privacy. we can't give away our rights. we have to be an active party. we have to be an active part of our government. and we have to say there are some things worth dying for. i think the country is one of them.
ukraine pulled the united nations security council back into emergency session. the russian ambassador to the united nations called for a swift halt to all violence and drew a skeptical reaction from the other permanent five members, like france, whose ambassador accused moscow of releasing bands of thugs on ukraine. there was more criticism from the white house. george, with the german chancellor and the american president gave a news conference much how have the powers in the west been doing in countering the moves from moscow? >> the west has been doing too little, too late. most with criticisms and tiny sanctions. we need more than words and tiny sanctions. we need substantial economic cost put on vladimir putin for the violence and disruption that state. >> what is the leverage. russia is so rich in other things. it's close to boning a self-sustaining -- being a self-sustaining place. >> russia is rich in resources but is not self-sustaining. it's dependent on selling resources to the world. if the west stopped buying russian resources, vladimir putin would have no money. >> why t
photographs will fly in the design. united nations agencies have documented that this union of these portals the reforms outlined new boots since nineteen forty eight. when the speech of his body was found in. pros of dance begins in new homes when the fusion the only chick with the nephew of the nominees in shows. these photos show how ordinary people whose lives and homes when somebody does business and turned into fiji. it's very touching to see or know of. the fate of palestinian refugees in neighboring countries. no they are still affected. this image was taken fifty five years ago and the gaza strip. it shows a woman had been handled online for ford at iu and distribution center. the one point seven million people important in the gaza strip about seventy per cent on youtube. most of them to the seaview and eight. all was the woman and a photo blog and what has your life be like. we decided to donate forehead. the key to finding him was no ied and dt card which was visible in the photo. it took a week to track you down. the usual is now seventeen. she was just fooling with the media to
, thank you. and afghanistan, the united nations says at least 350 people died after a major landslide and many more are missing. triggered by heavy rainfall, a hill collapsed on a village in a remote northeastern province. local government officials are appealing for help. they are asking for special equipment to dig through the mud. we have this report from kabul. >> rescuers start with shovels and their bare hands into the tons of mud that was left in hundreds of homes. they pulled out hundreds of bodies. some estimates say there could be thousands more missing. this is the most remote and mountainous part of afghanistan, and the disaster happened in the long narrow finger of land stretching towards china. it is an area of high peaks and narrow, deep ravines. there was a wedding going on in one of the compounds. as friday morning was a day off and afghanistan, people were at home in the landslide happened. all families were lost in the mud. even in a more developed country, searching for survivors in mud is the most complex of tasks. this is one of the poorest regions in one of the
denied systematically killing hundreds of civilians when they kept the oil town of bint too. united nations has accused rebel forces and children men women and children hiding in a mosque church in hospital. off to capture invent even thinking of the victims according to ethnicity. the rebels say they would not responsible and the civilians were killed in crossfire as it grows back the un and the body it would appear that you and them stand up and kick. but as to the goodwill pile can call it the. but the government. you can use. and all. mrs holmes film commission. if you think because of it. second just a storm kerry has a company's president joseph can be led to respect his country's constitution. ah for opposition groups accused of wanting to change the rules so he can stand for office again. carry all for the democratic republic of congo and thirty million dollars in the heat on condition they carry out fat and credible elections. he is doing well the thirty billion dollars will be giving the earlier stages of the whole day. in order to support transparent and credible election
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for peace talks. >> we heard the battle from a bunker on the united nations base. the smoke. the explosion and intensity. but the sound told the whole story. >> u.n. troops at the airport as government forces tried to take a town the forces held for weeks. it is clearly going on. the government sources came past the base and the rebels are putting up a fierce fight. yesterday the president's troops and militia fighting with them arrived in force despite his assurance to the secretary of state that he was committed to a peace deal. having countered them we saw far fewer coming back. >> after a couple of hours of intense fighting the government troops are now retreating. it seems they have not taken the town at all. then the rebels emerged from the bush. they won independence after decades fighting a gorilla war. tactics and military is now using on itself. fire across the united nations ase. when the battle stopped there were bodies in the road. most of the 25,000 people in the camp were fine. but this 4-year-old girl was killed by a stray bullet. another child lost. with the government sti
rejects the charges demanding their release. >>> still to come - closing in on kony. the united nations narrows its search for a notorious warlord. >>> born to be wild - bikie gangs in australia are not rising so easy any ♪ what is this place? where are we? this is where we bring together the fastest internet and the best in entertainment. we call it the x1 entertainment operating system. it looks like the future! he has a phaser! it's not a phaser! it's my phone! he can use his voice to control the tv. you can use your woice? my voice. your woice. my voice. "vuh," voice. his voice. your woice? look. watch sci-fi. [ female announcer ] the x1 entertainment operating system, only from xfinity. >>> welcome back. a reminder of the top stories in al jazeera. pro-russian separatists claim victory after a referendum on autonomy. they say the overwhelming majority voted in favour. the final results were expected in a few hours time. >>> anti-government protesters in thailand moved their rally to a new area of bangkok, and they are moving to the vacated government building. they are vowing to
as outstanding proponent of the principles of the charter of the united nations. >> a man of such achievement and experience who, himself, took over the job from former secretary-general kofi annan, and begs the question, is there anyone who can bring peace to syria. later dr lakhdar brahimi arrived to brief the security council. in that briefing a glimmer of hope. al jazeera learnt that lakhdar brahimi told ambassadors there'd been a proposal from the iranians suggesting that could arrange an interim government and talk that they may work with saudi arabia to create a regional solution. after the meeting dr lakhdar brahimi spoke to reporters. >> on the sad day for you, what is your message to the syrian people? >> apologies once more, that we haven't been able to have them as much as they deserve, as much as we should have. also, to tell them that the tragedy in that country shall be solved. they have shown incredible resilience and dignity. >> the problem for dr lakhdar brahimi's successor were highlighted from comments from the syrian ambassador showing the u.n. as an organization would ha
, qatar is a country in the united nations and will respect any resolution from the united nations. we know there's al-qaeda and many radical group is not let me put it this way, is not allowed to act in any politic or any action through united nations. also there is some less from the united states which we are respecting it and we believe that if something happened to you, it will be minus for us. we believe we are in a partnership but it has to be respectable partnership. it have to be long review partnership. it has to be that we don't use you and you don't use us. we have to work together. first of all we have to put our, the priority for our people in the region. like you put your priority for the american. and you have to respect -- >> rose: you expect them to act in their own interest and that's one of the principles of state governance. you must know this that there is a great concern in the united states government at the state department and at c.i.a. and in the whitehouse about qatar is expressing its power in terms of who it sports. there is some concern about that. they'
at the united nations a syrian american doctor talked about his work in aleppo a month ago and showed graphic evidence of crime. >> this child had bone fragments in his skin, but no fractures. he said later that he saw his level friend exploded in front of him. we were bulling bone fractures of his level friend from his back. >> human rights watch presented evidence in the form of a slide show showing where barrel bombs from dropped from bashar al-assad's aircraft. front line areas were targeted, and further attacks were used as a weapon to terrorize people away from the contested areas. the latest attacks took place after u.n. denouncing barrel bombs was passed in february. >> it's not just about the barrel bombs. there's a mountain of evidence about serious crimes committed mostly by the most, and by opposition groups. we established dozens of defaults. the u.s. commission of inquiry had dozens of faults. there's no question that the international criminal court would have more than the necessary material to start investigations and prosecuting people on both sides of the country. >> france
are among the dead. the united nations called for the release of 30 civil servants who have been taken hostage in the town. >>> syria's air force chief was killed in fighting. general hussein ishaq reportedly died on saturday after rebels attacked a defense base. he is one of the highest ranking commanders killed in the 3-year conflict. >>> a citizen journalist in syria told how he suffered but survived a chemical attack, taking place in august, near damascus. he has since escaped to the u.s. and is working to raise awareness of the war. here is his personal account of his journey. >> i am 27 years old. i just made it here to the united states almost two months ago. i came from a town in the west of damascus. i got exposed by sarin attack, on august 21st. my heart stopped for three minutes. i lost my ability to breathe. i felt my chest was set on fire. my eyes was burning like hell. it was so, so painful. i felt like someone was tearing out my chest with a knife. i use the expression of judgment day to describe what it felt like for me to see women and children, older men, running and
to the security. >> each country laying claim to the sea has the united nations approved exclusive economic zones, giving them rights to the natural resources extending from the coastline, the most controversial is china's nine dash line. drawn in 1947, 2 encompasses the most contended territory. >> the chinese have never clearly explained what the nine dash line really stands for. they say they don't claim every drop of water in it, but they haven't said exactly what they do claim. >> that ambiguity is a major source of tension, given the south china sea's potential energy reserves. the u.s. government said that the sea contains 11 billion barrels of oil and 1 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, but china's estimates are ten times higher. 125 billion barrels of oil, and natural gas. asia's insatiable quest for energy is taking it around the islands and the scarborough show. >shoal. >> countries don't want to compromise on what they see as their lands. they believe they have sovereignty over the land and over the waters. >> the most recent clash between china and vietnam, squaring off in disputed
have given way to something new: time to redraw the power map of the world. in the united nations, in the south china sea, in venzuela, cuba and sub is aharan africa. foreign policy intellectuals have been talking about a multi-polar years. does that picture that shot around the world of a toasting shi and putin signal that it's here? joining us to discuss the significance of russia and china's gas deal are, from don ver, professor su shun jow, director for the center for china corporation. david sedny, deputy secretary of defense for east asia from 2007 to 2009 and in moscow, a research fellow at harvard's geo politics of energy project. david, let me start with you. i mean we have a state department spokes woman talking about this as a routine busy deal and the president of china talking about asia realizing its glory. how should we understand this? >> it certainly is a business deal, but it's a business deal with huge strategic implications. we have got a situation here where there is a fund mentioned realignment of the great power structure going on. and this deal is an infle
's puppet. the family's power base is among the rural poor. they see the united nations of power and urban elite, including the courts, as prejudice against them. street clashes became for violent. more than 20 people were killed. yingluck shinawatra called fresh elections for february to shaw up legitimacy. they were annulled and rescheduled. her removal from office creates a dangerous political vacuum, likely to see more protests on the street. >> moving over to south africa, where voting is taking place in the fifth general elections since the end of apartheid. around 25 million people are expected to cast their ballot. that is the first time that people born after the end of white rule will have a say. what is the mood there. there were protests overnight, weren't there? >> yes. it was an interesting day. it is a small port township outside of johannesburg here. it comprises of mine workers and their families. they live in makeshift home with no running water, electricity or decent accommodation. people have been trickling in to vote, some excited, some subdued. everyone is aware that
community, united nations prepared to point fingers at both camps s. one side under more pressure than the other? >> well both sides are treating accusations since the talks begun here. just today we had the opposition claiming that the government was continuing with advancing to what some strong holds think this is not an environment for the peace talks that are supposed to be ongoing here. we know both have been under increased international pressure to down arms and engage to bring lasting peace because of the situation there where millions have fled their homes and thousands have lost their lives. >> thanks very much indeed. the meetings begin to take shape, and we'll keep them here on bbc world news. still to come in this program, this is the start of party time in denmark's capital copenhagen preparing host to this weekend's song. check it out. ahh, nothing like the peace and quiet of a beach escape. funny, there was no mention of hail in the weather report... (vo) celebrate this memorial day with up to 40% off hotels at travelocity. (gnome) go and smell the roses. i dbefore i do
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